Digi-Key Corporation Adds Califia Lighting to Line Card of More than 650 Global Suppliers

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - March 19, 2013

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced the addition of Califia Lighting, a Bivar company, to its vast product line.

"Califia offers customers the ability to purchase 'plug-and-play' modules to have their applications running within moments to evaluate the product," said Mark Zack, Digi-Key's Vice President of Global Semiconductor Product. "The low-profile, easy-to-use products offered by Califia will help our customers get to market faster while implementing energy-efficient LED lighting technologies."

Califia Lighting serves a growing base of customers transitioning to energy-efficient LED lighting technology in the Industrial and Commercial markets. The company's mission, along with Bivar, is to improve life with LED lighting. Califia offers an expanding range of low-profile luminaires, designed to deliver reduced operating costs in an easy-to-use system while incorporating leading technology for top performance and the ability to upgrade in the future.

"Califia Lighting is pleased to partner with Digi-Key in providing UL rated low-profile LED lighting products to assist OEM customers," said Michael Finn, Califia Lighting's Vice President of Sales & Marketing. "Digi-Key's global service and support will expand our online resources, making it easier to add light in all sizes of enclosures and cabinets, equipment, racks, and workstation applications."

Califia Lighting products are now available for purchase on Digi-Key's global websites.

About Califia Lighting

Califia Lighting, a Bivar company, offers energy-efficient LED lighting solutions to companies transitioning from traditional lighting sources to solid-state lighting. Leveraging a long-standing history of more than 40 years of innovation in LED technology, Califia Lighting brings a range of UL-rated LED linear lighting to the industrial and commercial marketplaces. Designed for OEMs, Califia Lighting enhances workspace/display aesthetics and usability for a range of applications including cabinets, racks, workstations and equipment. Califia Lighting solutions improve facility safety and productivity, while reducing annual energy costs. Califia Lighting's corporate headquarters are located in Lake Forest, California. To learn more about Califia Lighting, please visit www.califialighting.com.

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available on the Digi-Key website.

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